The Messy Housewife

"Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” -William Morris


April 2018

Handling Advice, Comparison and Criticism As A New (or not so new) Mama.

"I wouldn't be letting him fall asleep with a soother if I were you. That creates bad habits." "You should give her a soother so he'll sleep better. It's the only way my baby slept well." "Have you had this... Continue Reading →

Dealing With Postpartum Body Image.

Body image. What do you feel when you read those words? Chances are you feel something. If you're anything like me you feel confused, sometimes frustrated and tired. Body image alone, apart from any life altering event ,is a huge topic for... Continue Reading →

Can You Afford To Have Children?

  Babies. Dollar signs? Cha ching cha ching? Does $41,603 per year sound about right when it comes to the cost of raising a child? This number comes from which based their final numbers on things like childcare, transportation,... Continue Reading →

My Journey With Post Partum Anxiety.

7 hours of active labour, 45 minutes of pushing, no medication and one beautiful baby boy later-I was a mama. I don't remember much right after he came out. I know that one of my midwives plopped him on my... Continue Reading →

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